Psychologist I

Texas A&M University,

Counseling & Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Fri, Feb 5th, '21

Deadline:

These positions are open until filled. Only completed applications will be reviewed.

Start Date:

Anticipated start date of August 1, 2021 for applicants completing doctoral internship.

Last Updated:

Fri, Feb 5th, '21

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

Position: Multiple full-time (12 month) position openings in a large university counseling center with an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited pre-doctoral internship. 


Psychologist I (Generalist) –Office located in the CAPS Student Services Building (main office). Will provide counseling and crisis intervention, within the modalities of individual, couple, and group counseling formats through the use of a multiculturally competent approach; provide consultation and outreach to faculty, staff, students, and parents; serve on departmental, division, and university committees; engage in supervision/training, applied research, program coordination and development. Supervision provided through CAPS. Candidates with expertise working with Asian and Asian American populations, and/or the ability to provide clinical counseling in Mandarin or Cantonese will receive priority.


Psychologist I (Diversity Outreach & Prevention Specialist) – Diversity Outreach and Prevention Specialist with Secondary Clinical Focus. Office located in the CAPS Student Services Building (main office) with significant time spent at Department of Multicultural Services and other locations on campus. This position will provide culturally informed outreach and prevention services to underrepresented racial and ethnic minority students. Will engage in culturally informed assessment, short-term counseling, and case management services with students as needed.  Entails building relationships across campus with students, faculty, staff, and administrators and providing consultation services that support students’ mental health and well-being as well as their retention, persistence, and graduation rates. Supervision provided through CAPS. 

ABOUT TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

Texas A&M University in College Station is the Flagship University of the Texas A&M University System. Fall 2020 enrollment for the university was 71,109 students, making it the largest university in the nation. Texas A&M University offers more than 130 undergraduate degree programs and more than 268 masters and doctoral degree programs. Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas, and is the only land, sea, and space grant University in Texas. The university offers a rich variety of cultural, recreational, athletic, and community education programs.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Required Education and Experience: 

Psychologist I - Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association preferred. One year full-time supervised internship in college or university counseling center or other relevant setting, APA accreditation preferred.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Education and Experience:


The successful candidate will have experience working within a university or college counseling center from a multiculturally competent brief-oriented model of service delivery and possess experience and training in a professional area of expertise relevant to college and university counseling center work, or be willing to develop a relevant area of expertise. For either position, bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and note this skill on their cover letter.


Psychologist I Generalist - expertise working with Asian and Asian American populations, and/or the ability to provide clinical counseling in Mandarin or Cantonese


Psychologist I OSS – expertise working with underrepresented racial and ethnic minority students.

 
COMPENSATION

Salary, Benefits, and Appointment Period:  For the academic year 2020-2021, the salary for a Psychologist I is $59,000. Employment appointments are made on an annual basis.  Benefits include:  Health, vision (optional), dental (optional), life insurance, retirement program, professional travel funds, vacation leave, sick leave, and paid holidays. College Station has a below national average cost of living.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Application Materials:  Applicants should apply online at https://www.tamu.edu/about/employment.html. Various departments not associated with CAPS may also be advertising positions. Please note the department you are submitting your application to. Applicants must apply to each position of interest to be considered for that position. You are strongly encouraged to scan your cover letter and CV into a single PDF file and upload it to the system as one document to avoid complications.


Applicants must submit: a current resume or Curriculum Vitae. A cover letter should be submitted stating the applicant's interest in working in a university counseling center, how this position relates to the applicant's professional interests, details listing the applicant’s experience as it pertains to the requirements of the position, and information about the applicant’s training/interest in a professional area of expertise relevant to college and university counseling center work. Please highlight experience working with college students or young adults for individual counseling/therapy, group work, outreach, and crisis intervention. Please note if able to provide fluent bilingual counseling as well as specific experience providing culturally competent work to marginalized populations. Letters of reference from three professionals may be attached but are not required. Degrees will be verified prior to an official employment offer.

 

Application Process:  A Search Committee will review completed applications, conduct small team interviews with selected applicants, and make recommendations to the Director for onsite or video interviews.